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UT LEAD Events

As a UT LEAD student, you’re required to attend at least one event from the following categories: Leadership, Excellence/Achievement, and Diversity.

To record your attendance at these events, we’ve set up a VOLink page: https://volink.utk.edu/ 

Check out our guide on how to record your events here:
Logging LEAD Events on VOLink

 

Looking for an event to attend?  Check out our calendar and list of suggestions below (each event has a link to more details including times and locations):
*Listed events are not inclusive of every event that can fulfill this requirement.  Please feel free to attend other qualifying events you find that aren’t posted.*

 

 

Leadership: uniting and motivating others in the pursuit of a common goal

Experiences that expose students to leadership experiences inside and outside the classroom including leadership conferencesservice opportunities, and leadership positions.

  • Sunday, September 1st from 5:00am-10:00pm | Big Kahuna WingFest: Volunteers needed throughout the day in Worlds Fair Park, sign up to serve here
  • Saturday, September 7th from 9:00am-12:00pm | 2019 North Knoxville Community Cleanup meeting at Edgewood park (3109 Oocee Trail): register to serve here
  • Saturday, September 7th from 11:30-6:30pm | Zero Waste Game Day—UT vs. BYU meeting at McClung Tower and Plaza| Register to volunteer here: http://volunteersignup.org/K8XX3
  • Sunday, September 8th from 10:00am-5:00pm | Ijams Symphony in the Park 2019 (set up) at Ijams Nature Center, sign up to serve here
  • Friday, September 13th from 2:00-5:00pm | VOLServe, students must register in advance
  • Saturday, September 14th from 11:30-6:30pm | Zero Waste Game Day—UT vs. Chattanooga meeting at McClung Tower and Plaza| Register to volunteer here: http://volunteersignup.org/WR7Y3
  • Wednesday, September 18th at 4:00pm | UT LEAD Leadership Experience in the International House Great Room 100 (check your email for flyer and RSVP)
  • Saturday, September 21st from 10:30am-4:30pm | IndiaFest 2019 in World’s Fair Park: sign up to serve here
  • Sunday, September 22nd from 4:00-7:00pm | Ainsley’s Angels Rollin’ On Rocky Top 5k in UT Gardens, sign up to serve here
  • Saturday, September 28th from 12:00am-11:00pm | Volhacks 2019 on Min Kao: sign up to serve here

Excellence & Achievement: developmental experience that will aid in your growth as a young professional

Experiences that expose students to excellence and achievement inside and outside the classroom including undergraduate research, meeting with an Academic Coach, attending an educational workshop, completing a career assessment and meeting with a career consultant, and participating in Educational Advancement Program.

Diversity: the acknowledgement and celebration of similarities and differences

Experiences that expose students to diversity experiences inside and outside the classroom including attending an event hosted by the Diversity Educators, Safe Zone Training, and any cultural events, programs, or training that enhance intercultural skills.